The large telecommunication companies of China race to commercialise 5G. China Telecommunications Corp – third operator in the country by quantity of subscribers of mobile communication – declared that it will officially start commercial services 5G in September as Chinadaily informs.
China Telecom said on Monday it has decided to sell mobile phone numbers for 5G use in Beijing from next month to especially target new users, Beijing Daily reported.
According to the company, current telecom users do not need to change their SIM card and mobile numbers. After purchasing a 5G smartphone, they are able to upgrade their previous 4G package to a 5G package.
The high-speed 5G technology is expected to revolutionize the tech world in the near future, as it will be able to transmit data at least 10 times faster than 4G.